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5 Signs You Need A Pause (And What To Do About It)

Rachael O'Meara | Posted 04.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Rachael O'Meara

A pause doesn't have to be a vacation or a physical change of scenery. It can be a daily routine that you create and allow yourself to just "be." Try not to overthink anything, and remember you are just there, being.

Can a Book Change the World?

Maureen Anderson | Posted 04.17.2014 | Books
Maureen Anderson

I want to inspire other people, to show them they aren't alone -- and to offer solutions they maybe haven't considered.

One Door Closes and Another One Opens

Greg Louganis | Posted 04.15.2014 | Gay Voices
Greg Louganis

I have found myself thinking to myself, "Am I where I am supposed to be?" Once I get out of my head and let a little time pass, I realize, "Yes! I am exactly where I am supposed to be."

Want to Be a Better Leader? Deepen Trust

Jan Birchfield, Ph.D | Posted 04.09.2014 | Business
Jan Birchfield, Ph.D

The foundation of leadership is trust. You can lead without trust if you base your leadership on fear. Arguably, this is coercion, not true leadership. How do you establish trust?

On Pain and How to Handle It

Dr. Ali Binazir | Posted 04.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Ali Binazir

Except for a few rough patches, I've been blessed with a pretty healthy, pain-free life so far. So when debilitating pain like this comes along, it whacks me upside the head like a cosmic mallet, as if to say, "Pay attention! There's stuff to be learned here."

Decide on Love

Tara Brach | Posted 04.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Tara Brach

Jeff was convinced he'd fallen out of love with his wife, Arlene, and that nothing could salvage their 26-year marriage. He wanted relief from the opp...

Artist Kerry James Marshall: Paint it Black

Louisiana Channel | Posted 04.02.2014 | Black Voices
Louisiana Channel

Imagine being seen for who you really are, inhabiting space as a central figure in the narration. In this powerful interview American artist Kerry James Marshall talks about how he explores the presence and absence of the black figure in art history.

One Last Shot

John Brubaker | Posted 04.01.2014 | Business
John Brubaker

How different would your results be if you approached everything like it was your one last shot at it? How different would your life be?

The Nature of Evil

Rev. G. Jude Geiger | Posted 03.31.2014 | Religion
Rev. G. Jude Geiger

One of the oldest surviving stories in human history is about the birth of murder. In Hebrew (and later Christian) scriptures, the story of two brothers, Cain and Abel, teaches us about the mythic first atrocity: brother killing brother.

All Power Resides in the Present Moment

Posted 03.27.2014 | Healthy Living

Eckhart Tolle, the author of The Power of Now, talks about being aware of the present moment and explains that you and the Now, are ultimately one. ...

The Third Metric Guide to Everyday Wonder

Gail Brenner, Ph.D. | Posted 03.26.2014 | Women
Gail Brenner, Ph.D.

In her new book, Thrive, Arianna Huffington invites us to be present by discovering wonder in our everyday lives. Wonder? What's that? And how do we make time for it when we're constantly wired and consumed by our to-do lists?

Bubbles and Giggles: Reminders of How to be a Mindful Parent

Joree Rosenblatt | Posted 03.21.2014 | Parents
Joree Rosenblatt

It is so easy, as our kids grow up, to use their independent abilities as an excuse to stop spending quality time with them.

The Power of Today

Leigh Weinraub | Posted 03.20.2014 | Healthy Living
Leigh Weinraub

Today is a day unlike any other. It's a one-of-a-kind, never-to-come-again, potentially life-defining window of time that's only available for the next 24 hours.

How to Bring Presence to Our Modern, Digitized World

Daniel J. Siegel, M.D. | Posted 03.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Daniel J. Siegel, M.D.

Presence is a state of being that invites us to link a wide range of differentiated aspects of our lives into a harmonious and ever-emerging whole. Presence permits integration to unfold. And integration is at the heart of well-being, even at the level of our cellular functions.

The Profound Parenting Lesson I Learned From A Very Bad Day

Josh Misner, Ph.D. | Posted 03.07.2014 | Parents
Josh Misner, Ph.D.

My son's words were my own. His feelings were a manifestation of what he had silently observed and internalized his father doing only five days earlier. I hadn't realized that he soaked in that much of the fight, but here were my words, returned to haunt me.

Why We Should Start Embracing Simplicity

Gail Brenner, Ph.D. | Posted 03.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Gail Brenner, Ph.D.

Without mental noise filling your awareness, you will make an important discovery. Peace is here. Presence is possible. You can be fully alive in your awesome life.

Being in the Moment When We Don't Like the Moment

Nancy Colier | Posted 02.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Nancy Colier

Life includes experiences we want and ones we don't. We are better at being present in the ones we want, and we need more practice staying in the moments we don't want. Many people ask me why we would even try and be present in the bad moments.

Why I've Stopped Putting Anyone on a Pedestal

Jamie Lauren Zimmerman | Posted 04.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Jamie Lauren Zimmerman

This year has been quite an adventure. I've moved from having many of my heroes on my vision board to meeting nearly all of them in real life, and in ...

How to Be a Good Valentine's Lover

Frederick J. Parrella | Posted 04.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Frederick J. Parrella

As Valentine's Day approaches, your mind may be turning to love and perhaps the unfulfilled dreams of romance, the "love that got away." As a profess...

Want To Experience More Joy? Pay Attention To The Present

Eckhart Teachings | Posted 04.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Eckhart Teachings

When you step into the Now, you step out of the content of your mind. The incessant stream of thinking slows down. Thoughts don't absorb all your attention anymore, don't draw you in totally.

Global Forum on Transforming Ego to Eco Economies

Otto Scharmer | Posted 04.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Otto Scharmer

Find below the link to the free live-streaming page for the Global Presencing Forum On Transforming Ego-system to Eco-system Economies that takes plac...

The Midday Break That Will Boost Your Happiness

Eckhart Teachings | Posted 04.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Eckhart Teachings

As soon as you honor the present moment, all unhappiness and struggle dissolve, and life begins to flow with joy and ease. When you act out of present-moment awareness, whatever you do becomes imbued with a sense of quality, care, and love -- even the simplest action.

10 Best Practices For Staying Present

Nancy Colier | Posted 04.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Nancy Colier

Ours is a society obsessed with FOMO. And yet, many of us miss out on the most important thing of all, our own life. Seems we ought to be worrying less about missing the next party and more about missing existence.

4 Ways Mindfulness Transforms Your Life (Just Like The Seahawks)

Ed and Deb Shapiro | Posted 04.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Ed and Deb Shapiro

There's an amazing epidemic sweeping America, and it's a healthy, vital and enriching one. In every walk of life, people are hearing about the value and importance of mindfulness and meditation. For instance, the Seahawks include yoga and meditation in their training, and they just won the Super Bowl!

Trust

Wendy Adams Mendenhall | Posted 04.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Wendy Adams Mendenhall

While driving three friends, four counting Chip, I listened and recognized a beautifully shared teaching for me and an invitation to humanity. Chip i...